Don't you just love this faucet?This picture was taken with me standing up against the corner sink and looking back out toward the dining room. The first picture was taken from the doorway that is on the right hand side of this bottom picture. So it is kind of a small bathroom, but it will work well for us, I think!!
Saturday, April 26, 2008
One of the fight scenes
Rachel and Katie as Little John and Will Scarlet
All honoring King Richard when he appears in the midst of them.
Sunday, April 20, 2008
Well, Andrew is 447 miles WNW of Anchorage and I told him he's been tagged so I got a little info that I wasn't sure of and decided to write this for him. (If he did it himself, he wouldn't get done typing for a week) heehee
What he was doing 10 yrs ago...... working. (his answer)
5 things he has to do today....
1) Call his dad
2) Call his gorgeous and sweet wife (my answer, of course)
3) Unload a big airplane
4) Unload another big airplane
5) Try to get some sleep before another big airplane comes in that he has to unload
Snacks he enjoys......
2) apple fritters
3) corn nuts
4) ice cream (he says he doesn't get enough of this)
If he was a billionaire here is what he'd do.....
Honey, I don't have time to answer all these stupid questions (his answer)
Give it to his gorgeous and sweet wife to do with whatever she chooses (my answer)
Places he's lived....
1) Cincinnati, OH
2) Akron, OH
3) Paris, OH
4) Nevada, OH
5) Maryville, TN
6) Friendsville, TN
7) Fairbanks, AK
8)Friendsville, TN (again)
9) Loogootee, IN
10) Friendsville, TN (again)
11) Louisville, TN (with my gorgeous and sweet new wife)
12) Knoxville, TN (with my gorgeous and sweet wife)
13) North Pole, AK (with my gorgeous and sweet OLD wife)
Ladies, this really isn't a bad way to go...filling out your husband's "tagged" comments. You can make yourself look pretty good. heehee
Posted by Vonnie at 8:31 PM
This is the time of the year we call "break-up" it is synonymous with Spring. If I had a cherry I would put it on some of the sloppy snow and quote Dr. Suess's "Oh the thinks you can think" where it says "schlopp, schlopp, beautiful schlopp, beautiful schlopp with a cherry on top". The only reason I think it's beautiful is because it means summer is on the way. :)
I think this will keep Andrew busy sawing and chopping for a while.This was a favorite after church Sunday night snack for Marc and Beth and I as we were growing up. I don't know about Marc, but I know Beth and I still fix it often. It is Doritos with shredded cheddar and chopped olives baked for a few minutes in 375 degree oven, until the cheese melts.
Posted by Vonnie at 8:31 PM
Saturday, April 19, 2008
Andrew has picked up several four wheelers over the last couple of weeks for their job out in St. Mary's. Out in the Alaskan villages there really isn't a whole lot of reason for cars or trucks, you just get a four wheeler and it usually can get you where you need to go. They are going to have quite the crew out there, and probably alot of the time they can just walk to where they are going but in the event they need to hurry the four wheelers will come in handy. Here are a few pictures of Drew enjoying himself while running the gas out of the machine so it can be flown out to St. Mary's.
Loading it on the truck to go to Anchorage.
Andrew left early this morning to drive to Anchorage and then fly out to St. Mary's. They have 7 "Herc's" (a big cargo airplane) full of materials for the job, that he and a few of their guys have to unload. I think he is to be back here Wednesday. So, this starts my loooooooooong spring/summer/fall away from my dear husband. I am thankful that the plans are for him to be back every other weekend or every third weekend.
Did you know you can do this with a pop can? It has a little bit of soda still in it.
I believe Tyler was blissfully unaware of the powdered sugar all over his face. Katie had him stick his tongue out while she took the sifter with powdered sugar in it and shook it over his face. She is a crazy girl!!
Notice, her eyes are telling you that she's not completely awake. :)
Saturday, April 12, 2008
My sister in law, Melodie, tagged me..... so here goes:
10 yrs ago I was ...... pregnant (but lost her halfway through the pregnancy), and I was at IHC with my three older kids. That was the last time I was at IHC.
5 things on my to do list.... take my girls to drama club workshop today, plan Sunday dinner, vacuum out my kitchen drawers (which have an inexcusable amount of crumbs in them, tell me, how does that happen?), teach my dear daughter Heidi how to parallel park so she can get her license!!, and spend every minute I can with my husband while he is here because he is headed out to St. Mary's, Alaska for the spring/summer/fall to do a big job out there. (he is coming home every other or every third weekend)
Snacks I enjoy.... (snacks are a no-no for me) BUT, I do like those little dark chocolate Dove candies and white cheddar Cheez-its, I also love string cheese and cashews which are better for me.
Things I would do if I were a Billionaire.... I would give alot of money to Bible Methodist Missions, HIM and Global Holiness Mission, Far North Missionary Fellowship would get alot as well as Far North Christian School, and I would probably give alot to GBS, Hobe Sound and other colleges like them, then I would buy a house in the tropics and a jet so my husband could fly us there every other weekend. :)
Bad habits...... my worst is probably not having a set time every day for devotions, picking at problem areas on my face, not trying new things to cook
Places I've lived.... Monjas, Guatemala; San Pedro Sula, Honduras; Bedford, Indiana; Guatemala City, Guatemala; Cincinnati, OH; Louisville, TN; Knoxville, TN; North Pole, AK
Jobs I've held.... church janitor, babysitter/cleaning lady/nanny, librarian (in nursing school), as a nurse - med/surg nurse, CCU nurse, ICU nurse, float pool nurse and now Nurse Manager of a Pregnancy center, my favorite job of all is being a mommy to my kids and wife to my husband!!
Tracey M. and
Posted by Vonnie at 7:43 AM
Friday, April 4, 2008
Oh guys, I had the funnest day yesterday at work. No pictures, cuz I'd get fired, of course. But I found twins for the first time on ultrasound. Ooooooooooooo, it was soooooooo cool!! The momma had no idea and I got to show her them on the screen. Thankfully she was very excited. And, I'm not a doctor, so I can't "diagnose" twins, but they were pretty obvious.... two gestational sacs, with two fetuses (one in each GS) and both had heart beats!! What a job!!!! So neat. I was hard to live with the rest of the day! :)
The "Tanana Flats" barbershop quartet.
Renee and friend (ooooops, I can't remember his name)
Poor Steve..... and he thought he was getting a nice picture taken of he and his lovely wife of 16 years. :) Love ya' Trace!!